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September 22, 2020 | Jeff Melnick

Hybrid Cloud Security

Hybrid cloud is an increasingly popular infrastructure option for companies in industries from game development to finance. But what is it, and what are the most effective hybrid cloud security practices for protecting your sensitive and regulated data? Handpicked related content: [Best...
September 14, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Cloud Challenges by the Numbers: Adoption and Configuration

The year 2020 has shown us that cloud computing is among the most powerful capabilities humanity has, enabling people around the globe continue their everyday business and education uninterrupted. We continue gathering the most interesting findings from industry research. If you’re interested in...
September 17, 2020 | Jeff Melnick

Top 6 Security Threats in Cloud Computing and How to Mitigate Them

In this digital era, more companies are encouraging or requiring employees to work from home. In addition to allowing employees to access the corporate network using their own devices, they are also turning to cloud computing, which is cost-effective and scales easily. However, not all of these...
August 21, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Cloud Storage Security: Common Issues, Best Practices and Software Solutions

Cloud storage has become mainstream. It is one of the fastest-growing segments of IT spending and an indispensable tool for many modern businesses. However, not enough is being done to secure data residing in the cloud. According to Gartner, 90% of organizations that fail to control public cloud...
September 17, 2020 | Mike Tierney

Data Security in Cloud Computing: Key Components

Businesses of all sizes are moving to the cloud to take advantage of the greater data availability, significant cost savings and data redundancy that cloud computing provides compared to a traditional data center-based physical infrastructure. Moving to the cloud can also reduce shadow IT and get...
August 13, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

2020 State of the Cloud Statistics

Cloud Usage The cloud had become mainstream during the last couple of years, but the year of 2020 has pushed companies to adapt to remote working, which immediately led to a rapid adoption of cloud services. Research indicates that overall use of cloud services across industries has already...
April 17, 2020 | Matt Middleton-Leal

How Can You Ensure Data Security when Everyone Goes Remote?

Companies around the globe are encouraging their employees to work remotely to deal with the risks that the COVID-19 pandemic poses to everyone, and in some regions, employees have already been forced to transition to their home offices by local authorities. In this time of sudden and unprecedented...
September 2, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Time to Shift from Threat-Centric Security towards Data-Centric Security

In today's assume-breach era, constantly chasing the latest threat isn't a viable strategy for data protection. Data threats will continue to grow in frequency and scale. Last year, 60% of companies experienced a ransomware attack, and analysts predict that this threat vector will continue grow...
August 13, 2020 | Ilia Sotnikov

The Cloud Security Risk of Remote Workers, and How to Stop It

Telecommuting has been on the rise for over a decade. According to research from Global Workplace Analytics and FlexJobs, the number of people working remotely in the U.S. increased by 159% between 2005 and 2017, and then increased again by 22% between 2017 and 2018. A flexible workplace offers...
August 13, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

The Capital One Hack: 3 Questions about Data Security in the Cloud

Financial services company Capital One suffered a breach that exposed the data of roughly 100 million individuals in the U.S. and approximately 6 million people in Canada. The breached data included 140,000 U.S. Social Security numbers, 80,000 bank account numbers, and 1 million Canadian Social...
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